TERRY ILOUS & tHE VAGABONDS
Former Lead Singer of GREAT WHITE
Classic Rock with a Gypsy Soul!
Imagine the Gipsy Kings performing Classic Rock songs with the same authenticity with which they play their Spanish Flamenco and Gypsy Rhapsodies….and you have Terry Ilous & the Vagabonds. Terry Ilous, the founder of melodic metal band XYZ and former lead singer of the multi-platinum band GREAT WHITE, has put together a stellar ensemble of well-known Flamenco and Latin musicians who have created fresh new acoustic interpretations of favorite classic and hard rock hits….all with an innovative Latin rhythm and sound.
Songs in the show include #1 hits by Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel, Santana, Christopher Cross, The Police, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard, the Doobie Brothers and more. Imagine acoustic Latin flavored versions of “Whole Lotta Love”, “Boys of Summer”, “In Your Eyes”, “Oye Como Va”, “Ride Like the Wind” and more….performed in a warm, intimate and classic gypsy gathering style.
Joining with Terry on this musical ride is a rotating list of some of the finest Latin and Flamenco artists in the business. The cast includes: Luis Villegas, Grammy-nominated and internationally renowned guitarist, who has played with Janet Jackson, Marc Anthony, and Placido Domingo; Jose Garcia, singer and guitarist who has recorded with Juan Gabriel; Chris Trujillo of TIERRA on percussion and drums, who has recorded and/or toured with TOTO, The Black Crowes, Rod Stewart, The Eagles, Boz Scaggs and more; Al Velasquez on percussion and drums, who has performed, toured and recorded with Sugarloaf, Michael McDonald, Big Bad VooDoo Daddy, Benise’ LIVE (PBS) & touring, Albert Lee; Emedin Rivera Sr. on percussion and drums who has earned 5 Emmy Awards for ‘The America Experience’ (PBS) and ‘Picture Perfect’ (PBS) and has worked with Stevie Wonder, Harry Belafante, Gregory Hines, Paquito De Rivera, and Latoya Jackson just to name a few; Edgar Pagan of Grupo Pagan on bass, who has worked with Mary Fahl, Earl Slick, Joey Molland; and bassist Mike Paganini who has played and worked with some of today’s most well known and beloved Latin artists.
Terry Ilous & The Vagabonds. It’s Classic Rock meets Gypsy Soul. Your audiences are going to love it!